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Pakistanis in New York hold candle light vigil for Mumbai victims
New York, Dec 14 (IANS) Members of the Pakistani community in New York held a candle light peace vigil to express their solidarity with the people of India, in particular the victims of the Mumbai terror strikes.

Sunday, December 14, 2008 9:32:03 AM

India hockey colts beat Netherlands 3-2
Buenos Aires, Dec 13 (IANS) Skipper Diwakar Ram got back his goal-scoring touch as India colts beat the Netherlands 3-2 in a one-off hockey test here.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 3:52:52 PM

Magazines seldom highlight cosmetic surgery's emotional risks
Toronto, Dec 13 (IANS) Cosmetic surgery might be a worthwhile option for beautifying oneself, but popular magazines seldom address the emotional health risks that it carries.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 3:37:03 PM

Efforts must continue on North Korea nuclear issue: Ban Ki-moon
New York, Dec 13 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Friday called for efforts to verify the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula, despite another impasse in the negotiations this week.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 2:13:01 PM

Nostalgia induces feeling of being loved and protected
Washington, Dec 13 (IANS) Nostalgia, long viewed as a mental and psychiatric disorder, has now been found to have positive and therapeutic uses.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 2:05:07 PM

Parkinson's disease affects more than just the body
Washington, Dec 13 (IANS) Parkinson's disease affects 6.3 million people worldwide with 40 percent of its patients not only suffering physical problems but also developing changes in thought, behaviour and judgment, says a medical expert.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 1:50:26 PM

Ice storms sweep northeast US, power supply disrupted
Washington, Dec 13 (DPA) A massive winter storm swept across northeastern US, covering several states in sheets of ice, forcing roads to close and leaving one million people without power.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 12:56:54 PM

Indian Americans involved in Illinois scandal: report
Chicago, Dec 13 (IANS) Several eminent Indian Americans are linked to the corruption scandal involving Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich's attempt to sell the Senate seat vacated by president-elect Barack Obama, a front page investigative report by the Chicago Tirbune said.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 12:50:18 PM

Mumbai horror exposed gaps in India's economic takeoff: expert
New York, Dec 13 (IANS) The terror attacks on India's financial capital Mumbai revealed several chinks in the country's emergence as an economic superpower, a French scholar has said.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 12:12:38 PM

Brain enzyme plays key role in preventing obesity
Washington, Dec 13 (IANS) An overactive brain enzyme may play a role in preventing weight gain and obesity, according to the latest findings.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 11:37:42 AM

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